Welcome to the Strong and Healthy Oklahoma Web Site!
Thank you for visiting the Strong and Healthy Oklahoma website. The Strong and Healthy Oklahoma Initiative focuses on helping Oklahomans Eat Better, Move More, and Be Tobacco Free where they live, work, and learn. The Division of Strong & Healthy Oklahoma at the Oklahoma State Department of Health is charged with carrying out the goals of the initiative. Click here to learn more about Strong & Healthy Oklahoma.
The site is frequently updated, so bookmark the homepage and check back often.
Farm to School Fresh: A Local Produce Extravaganza Training Evaluation Form
New Resource Available:
Making the Connection
A resource to help you, your school, or your community make Oklahoma healthier for our children.
Make It Your Business (MIYB) Upcoming Training Opportunities: REGISTER HERE!
Wednesday, September 19th 2012 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Central Oklahoma United Way – Legacy Room
1444 NW 28th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73101
Tuesday, September 25th 2012 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Bryan County Health Department Conference Room
Durant, OK 74701
Tuesday, October 2nd 2012 (10am-1:00pm)
Sallisaw – Location TBA
Wednesday, October 3rd 2012 (9:00am-12:00pm)
Southwest Technology Center
711 W. Tamarack Road
Altus, OK 73521
Interested in having a MIYB training in your area? Let us know by submitting this form - MIYB interest form
Fact Sheets on Obesity, Physical Activity, and Nutrition
Three one-page fact sheets have been added along with a new obesity section of the website. Find the obesity tab on the left or click here.
Strong & Healthy Resource Inventory live!
Search for programs and resources available in your community or look for examples to model your own program after. Click here to link to search page.
Obesity & Physical Activity in Oklahoma 1989-2009 is a new Power Point slide show available under the Related Topics section of this website. It is a sequence of Oklahoma maps divided by counties showing percent of population that is obese and percent of population that does NOT participate in physical leisure-time activities 1988-2009.
Healthy People 2020
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to:
- Encourage collaborations across sectors.
- Guide individuals toward making informed health decisions.
- Measure the impact of prevention activities
Click here to visit the Healthy People 2020 Website or click here for a brochure